If you attend one of our morning services, from 14th January we will be looking at God’s big picture, beginning with Genesis, where his relationship with us first began. In our evening services we will be exploring Hebrews, helping us to realise that Jesus is better than we can imagine.
Connect Course – Life Explored – A new course commences on Tuesday 23rd January, afternoon and evening sessions. Seven sessions exposing the little gods that promise us so much happiness, yet deliver so little. Life Explored shows how our deepest desires for happiness can only be satisfied in one person, Jesus Christ. The best gift God can give us is himself. Further information from the Resources Table or a member of the clergy. If you would like to attend please contact the James in the Office.
Welcome Course – If you have recently started coming along to Christ Church then why not come along to our Welcome Course on Tuesday mornings or Wednesday evenings ~ The next course will be announced at church and here. The course is an ideal opportunity for those who want to get to know Christ Church and each other better. Courses run termly in our House Café. If you would like to attend, please contact the church office for more information.
Marriage Course – Beginning on Thursday 1 February – After your relationship with Jesus, the relationship with your spouse can define your life more than any other. This six-week course applies biblical truth about God, fallen human nature and God’s redemption to the marriage relationship. It is designed to help us grow in applying God’s life orientating wisdom and life changing grace in the everyday nitty-gritty interactions of marriage. Please contact Janice Whitman via the church office.
Our new term for Small Groups starts week commencing 22nd January 2018. We have a wide range of groups meeting during the week, both in the evenings and during the day. They are place to make friends, study the bible, and prayerfully support one another. This coming term we will be studying a bible overview of God’s Big Picture based on a book by Vaughn Roberts.
For more information, please contact the office.
Monday 22nd January – Vicar Vacancy – 8:00pm
Monday 18th February – World Mission – 8:00pm
Monday 26th February – Vicar Vacancy – 8:00pm
Monday 19th March – World Mission – 8.00pm
Sunday 21st January – Infant Baptism Preparation Course
Sunday 21st January – Musicians for Mission Concert – 3:30pm. David Hooke and the Asaph Christian Trust are organising a concert to raise funds for all the Cockfosters Mission Partners on Sunday 21 January in the church at 3.30pm. A good number of Cockfosters musicians will be taking part so do please come and support the concert and hear more about each mission partner. There will be a good variety of music in the programme. Entrance is free but please come prepared to give generously to support the wider mission of the church through our mission partners.
Tuesday 23 January – Connect – Life Explored Course commences
Sunday 25th February – Commitment Day
Monday 6th January – Knitter Natter, The House Cafe, 10:00am to 12 noon. All knitters welcome – bring your own knitting, or join in with this term’s project supporting the Mission to Seafarers.
Save the Date – Saturday 3rd March 2018 – Christ Church Day Away at Oak Hill College . Further details will follow nearer the time but put it in your diary now! There will be teaching and activities for all ages.
Youth House Party – Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April. A long weekend full of fun activities, making friends and hearing about the good news of Jesus. This year it will be held at the Westbrook Urban Saints Centre on the Isle of Wight. If you would like to go please sign up online here and speak to Jon Featherstone (email@example.com).
£170 per person (please make online payments to: Christ Church Cockfosters Sort Code 40-52-40 Acc. No: 00011048)
Save the Date – Thursday 17th May to Saturday 19th May – North London Bible Conference
If you would like more information about any of the above services or events, please contact the Office
Sparkford 2 – 2018 Booking – Each year we encourage young people (14-18s) from Christ Church to join with many others in a week of activities, fun, friendships and excellent bible teaching. Next year this will be from 5th August 2018 – 13th August 2018. Several churches including ours have been given a chance for early booking opening on 2nd January and closing at midday on 8th January. After this no more places will be reserved.
There are two ways to sign up (on both make sure you specify that you’re from Christ Church, Cockfosters):
1. Via the website when the bookings open on the 2nd January
2. By post using an application form which can be obtained from Jon Featherstone.